Kaui Hart Hemmings has degrees from Colorado College and Sarah Lawrence College, and she was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Her first novel, New York Times bestseller The Descendants, has been published in 22 other countries and is an Oscar-winning film directed by Alexander Payne and starring George Clooney. Other books include a story collection called House of Thieves and a novel called The Possibilities, an Oprah and People Magazine “must read” that has been optioned by Jason Reitman. Her debut YA novel, Juniors, has been published by Penguin Putnam. Her current novel, How to Party With an Infant, releases this summer in paperback. She lives in Hawaiʻi.